Monday August 11, 1958

US date format: 8/11/1958, UK date format: 11/8/1958

It was Monday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 11, 1958). The US president was Dwight D. Eisenhower (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Harold Macmillan (Conservative), Pope Pius XII was leading the Catholic Church. Famous people born on this day include Valérie Stroh and Ken Linseman. In that special week of August people in US were listening to Poor Little Fool by Ricky Nelson. In UK All I Have To Do Is Dream / Claudette by The Everly Brothers was in the top 5 hits. The Hunters, directed by Dick Powell, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1958 while The Image Makers by Bernard Dryer was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Discovering the Bible.
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Holidays

  • Brazil - Student�s Day, Lawyer�s Day, Foundation of the Law Studies in Brazil
  • Zimbabwe - Heroes Day
  • Taiwan - Valentine's Day
  • Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Tiburtius
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The Hunters

The Hunters

Directed by: Dick Powell

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Richard Egan, May Britt

Sea Fury

Sea Fury

Directed by: Cy Endfield

Starring: Stanley Baker, Victor McLaglen, Luciana Paluzzi, Grégoire Aslan

Imitation General

Imitation General

Directed by: George Marshall

Starring: Glenn Ford, Red Buttons, Taina Elg, Dean Jones

The Big Country

The Big Country

Directed by: William Wyler

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston

Country: United States of America

God's Little Acre

God's Little Acre

Directed by: Anthony Mann

Starring: Robert Ryan, Tina Louise, Aldo Ray, Buddy Hackett

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Discovering the Bible

Discovering the Bible

Directed by: Ken Curtis

Opening Night

Opening Night

Directed by: John Cassavetes

Concentration

Concentration

Starring: Hugh Downs, Bob Clayton

Country: United States of America

Alan Young

Alan Young

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Days to next August 11

If August 11, 1958 is your birthday you're 62 years, 1 month, 7 days old and you'll celebrate your next birthday in 10 months, 24 days.
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The Image Makers by Bernard Dryer

The Image Makers

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A Story You'll Never Forget! "A big book on more ways than length, THE IMAGE MAKERS is fantastic, incredible, fascinating! The scene shifts from Connecticut and New York to Paris

The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton

The Winthrop Woman

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“The Winthrop Woman is that rare literary accomplishment — living history. Really good fictionalized history [like this] often gives closer reality to a period than do factual records.”

The Portuguese Escape by Ann Bridge

The Portuguese Escape

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Miss Bridge takes us to Portugal; not only the well-known world of Estoril and the Embassies, but behind the scenes, into the life lived on country estates by the Portuguese themselves.

Only In America by Harry Lewis Golden

Only In America

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Book by Golden, Harry Lewis

The Ordeal Of Woodrow Wilson by Herbert Hoover

The Ordeal Of Woodrow Wilson

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"Hoover's book was meant as a tribute to his former chief, but is ti easy to suspect that anger and hurt might underlie a portrayal that presents the worst as well


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